France is the most visited country in the world with more than 84 million annual visitors. There are many reasons why tourists love France so much. There are some interesting historical sites, amazing nature, unique culture, and one of the best cuisines in the world, but there are some tourism sites that are especially popular. Here is a list of most visited tourism attractions in France.
One of the most visited tourism sites is Chamonix Valley in French Alps. It is old and huge skiing resort, but it visited also because of the stunning mountain landscape and nature. Also the firs winter Olympic Games were held in this place. Almost million tourists visit this place every year.
Then there is St Tropez resort community, which is located in beautiful French Rivera. Originally this place was a complex of small fishing villages, but now it is a home place and playground of millionaires. The beaches of St Tropez are amazingly clean and beautiful. There are many activities available for tourists. It is one of the best places in the world for relaxation.
In the third place there is Palace of Versailles. It is more than just a simple palace. The main idea of building it was to show the power and the glory of French monarchy, so it was built amazingly big and luxurious. Most of the building’s exterior and interior is made in Baroque architecture style. Not only is the complex of building worth to see, but also the garden of the palace. All together it allures millions of visitors.
The second visited place in France is Louver Museum. Both the inside and outside of the museum is worth seeing. The building of the museum itself is a piece of art. Originally it was built as a palace for French Kings. There is mixed architecture, because of the many phases of the building, but the whole complex of Louvre Museum makes unique art work. Still the most amazing is the art gallery. The fine art collection of Louver is considered to be the best one in Europe. It is a home place for such world famous art works us Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Wedding Feast at Cana etc.
The tourism attraction that allures the most of the visitors is an Eiffel Tower. It is the symbol of Paris and the whole France. It is the must see object of any tourist. Eiffel Tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel. It was built in 1889. Originally it was built as the entrance arch for the International Exhibition of Paris. It is 324 meters high, and by that Eiffel Tower is the highest building in Paris. That is the main reason why every tourist wants to go up there. It is possible to see almost the whole city and enjoy the amazing landscape from the top of it. Annually few millions of people visits Eiffel Tower, but since it were built; more than 200 million people have been there. That makes the Eiffel tower not only the most visited tourism attraction in France, but in the whole world.